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Watch the Walking Revolution documentary

A 30-minute documentary film that's guaranteed to get you walking, The Walking Revolution explores the tremendous changes a regular walking routine can make in your life and your community.

Experts

Meet Bob Sallis, MD, family physician and sports medicine expert, who encourages his patients to take charge of their health by exercising. Follow Dr. Sallis as he walks all over the world!

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D.C. Should Learn From Europe¹s Approach to Walking and Cycling

Two recent traffic deaths in the region — the locally famous “Running Man” in Charlottesville and a cyclist pedaling a bike he got as a Christmas present in Montgomery County — help prove a sad truth: We do not take seriously transportation by foot or bike. Compared with European countries, we are living in the…

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Exercise Has Its Limits For Shedding Pounds, Study Finds

That daily 5-mile run may not be burning as many calories as you think, a new study suggests. In fact, the researchers found, moderate exercise — the equivalent of walking a couple miles a day — may be the best way to burn extra calories. Beyond that, the body seems to adapt its metabolism so…

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Make Streets Safer and More Accessible for Poor, People of Color, Disabled and Kids

Part of our continuing series on walking equity by Jay Walljasper.  Discussions throughout the second National Walking Summit, held this past fall in Washington, D.C., brought forth new ideas for dealing with complicated issues: How to ensure that no Americans are denied the health benefits of walking and other physical activity. How to overcome the barriers—from…

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Take the Pledge!

People all across the country are jumping on board. So take the Pledge and make walking a priority. Get on the path to good health today!
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